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CSPAN
Nov 5, 2012 5:00pm EST
for us compete, first we had forces in carriage, and we had cars, now we are in a global marketplace. i was just in california last week and we need to compete across the country that involves investment technology and it starts in grades k-12. to talk about jobs for people in their 20s and 30s, that is important. but we will not be competitive in the global marketplace we don't focus on it here at home. >> moderator: charlie summers? summers: our government has not been able to work together because of what everyone said. we are not putting in place specific things like comprehensive tax reform that makes sense. inefficiently accumulates revenue and is evenly distributed. what we need to do is make sure that we have comprehensive tax reform that makes sense and address the misallocation of resources that we see to our government, as for instance in benghazi, when they drew down thousands of marine from iraq. we can have more independence there to make sure that the parties know that there is someone else available to take their place. >> moderator: let's move onto the next question
CSPAN
Nov 5, 2012 12:00pm EST
so we can invest it. and i've got an idea of using, i mean, i served in the state of north dakota for, you know, 14 years as an elected official -- >> moderator: just a couple of seconds to wrap it up. heitkamp: pardon me? >> moderator: just a couple seconds, we're over time. thank you. [laughter] our next question will be presented to you by mr. king. >> ms. heitkamp, representative berg, this question will go to you initially, representative berg. almost every plan for reducing federal deficits and the national debt call for some closing of tax loopholes, although that tax forgiveness was put there to benefit one interest group or another. if you agree with that, what specific loopholes should congress close? berg: could you repeat the question? you were cut anything and out on your mic a little bit. >> sure. basically almost every plan calls for closing tax loopholes, although the tax forgiveness was put there to benefit one interest group or another. if you gee -- agree with that, what specific loopholes should congress close? berg: our tax system is a mess, there's no questio
CSPAN
Nov 5, 2012 8:30am EST
between the two of us. i want less government, not more. i want lower taxes, not higher taxes. so it's a real area of distinction between the two of us. >>ag moderator: in some of your ads, you've been referring to yourself as an independent voice, and during the debate you said you do not make political speeches. that did bring some gasps from the crowd who look at your very conservative record in congress and would say you are among the most partisan republicans in congress. how do you reconcile the two? bachmann: well, i've done something absolutely remarkable in this last term, i brought democrats and republicans g together and solved a problem that had blighted minnesota for decades. people here in this district have wanted to get the st. croix river bridge built and passed. that was tried time after time, it didn't get done. i got it done. i brought together not only our democrat senators and our democrat governor, i brought together vikings fans and packers fans because we had tofi get the delegations on both sides of the river together, and this was no small lift. this was a heav
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